About the Author
 

 

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Usha Alexander was born to Indian immigrants who came to the United States in the 1950s and settled in Pocatello, Idaho. After studying chemistry and anthropology, she joined the US Peace Corps, where she served as a science teacher in Vanuatu.

Usha wrote her first novel, Only the Eyes Are Mine, while living and working in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Contact her at: usha at ushaalexander dot com

More by Usha Alexander


Travel Videos:
Glimpses of Mozambique
Glimpses of Malawi
Glimpses of Zambia

Essays:
When Fascists Are Not Evil
The Minangkabau: Mixing Islam and Matriarchy
The Other Swastika
From the Outside, Looking In
On Telling Stories
Rediscovering Golem
Percy Julian, Chemist Extraordinaire

Movie Reviews:
Avatar
Slumdog Millionaire


Book Reviews:
The Watchman's Tale
Shantaram

Short Fiction:
Cargo
Minding the Grownups

Travelogues:
John Frum
Forbidden City

At the Foot of Mount Yasur
An Indian-American in China

Where’s Usha? Click thumbnails below to see more photos of places she has visited in recent years.
 

Mozambique

Malawi

Zambia
UAE
Sri Lanka
India
Dominican Republic
Trinidad and Tobago
France
Indonesia
Estonia
http://www.shunya.net/Pictures/Estonia/Tallinn/Tallinn.htm
Latvia
http://www.shunya.net/Pictures/Latvia/Riga/Riga.htm

Lithuania
http://www.shunya.net/Pictures/Lithuania/Kaunas/Kaunas.htm

Poland
http://www.shunya.net/Pictures/Poland/Auschwitz/Auschwitz.htm

Netherlands

China
http://www.shunya.net/Pictures/China/GreatWall/GreatWall.html
       
       
       


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